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Thursday, November 1, 2012

  • Posted at 4:03 AM
    Celldex Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ: CLDX) today reported financial results for the third quarter ended September 30, 2012. Celldex reported a net loss of $15.0 million, or $0.25 per share, for the third quarter of 2012 compared to a net loss of $11.8 million, or $0.27 per ... read more
  • Posted at 4:03 AM
    With the holiday shopping season officially underway, PriceGrabber(®) has released additional results of its second winter holiday shopping survey, revealing where consumers will shop for gifts this year. When asked to select the ways they will shop this season, nearly all respondents indicated that they will do some online shopping from a computer. The number of consumers who plan to visit brick-and-mortar stores dropped by 2 percentage points to 46 percent compared to last year. Additionally, the survey results indicated ... read more
  • Posted at 4:01 AM
    Merz, Inc., through its aesthetics division Merz Aesthetics, Inc., the exclusive distributor of Asclera(®) (polidocanol) Injection in the U.S., today announces the beginning of the STAND AND DELIVER program. STAND AND DELIVER was originally launched in 2011 to celebrate inspirational women who are making positive contributions to their communities. After a highly successful first year, Merz Inc. has decided to continue its dedication to inspirational women who make a real difference in their hometowns and beyond. As part of this salute ... read more
  • Posted at 4:01 AM
    LAS VEGAS, NV -- (Marketwire) -- 11/01/12 -- In the U.S., ophthalmologists and eye surgeons performed over 800,000 total refractive surgical procedures last year according to the American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO). While LASIK surgery is perhaps the most widely known vision correction treatment, Dr. Helga Pizio and her team of cataract and LASIK surgeons in Las Vegas say the implantable contact lens has become an increasingly popular option for patients at their New Eyes Las Vegas practice. Designed ... read more
  • Posted at 4:00 AM
    Exinda, a global provider of next-generation WAN optimization and application performance assurance solutions, has been selected by three colleges in the Colleges of the Fenway (COF) collaborative to help them manage the growing strain social and peer-to-peer (P2P) internet traffic is placing on their network resources and ensure a predictable user experience for vital academic applications used by students, administration and faculty. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120508/CL02292LOGO) The COF is a collaboration of six Boston-based colleges located in the historic Fenway neighborhood. The ... read more
  • Posted at 4:00 AM
    Masimo (NASDAQ: MASI) announced today it has entered an agreement with Premier, a leading national healthcare group purchasing organization, for Masimo's SedLine(®) brain function monitoring system. Masimo was awarded the agreement through a competitive bid, marking the first time Premier will offer SedLine to its members. SedLine technology advances neuromonitoring capabilities to help improve the care of patients under anesthesia or sedation. By continuously measuring brain activity on both sides of the brain simultaneously and providing real-time information about a ... read more
  • Posted at 4:00 AM
    ConnectEDU today announced the acquisition of Epsilen - a cloud-based eportfolio, skills assessment, professional development and social learning management platform. The majority owner of Epsilen at the time of the acquisition was the New York Times Company. East Wind Advisors acted as the financial advisor to Epsilen. ConnectEDU and Epsilen have joined forces to advance their shared mission of driving student persistence and success across school-to-college-to-career pathways by improving student engagement and professional development resources. ... read more
  • Posted at 4:00 AM
    NetScout® Systems, Inc. today announced the acquisition of privately held ONPATH Technologies. Based in Marlton, New Jersey, ONPATH is an established provider of scalable monitoring connectivity solutions for high-performance networks that aggregate and distribute network traffic for data, voice, and ... read more
  • Posted at 4:00 AM
    Corning Incorporated (NYSE:GLW) announced today that it has completed the previously announced acquisition of the majority of the Discovery Labware business from BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) (NYSE:BDX) for approximately $720 million in cash. The acquisition of the BD ... read more
  • Posted at 4:00 AM
    According to the Department of Defense (Sept. 17, 2012), nearly 50,000 active duty service members have been wounded in action as a result of Operation Iraqi Freedom, Operation Enduring Freedom or Operation New Dawn.(1)As a result, University of Phoenix® and Wounded Warrior Project® (WWP), a non-profit organization whose mission is to honor and empower Wounded Warriors, today announced the 2012 University of Phoenix Wounded Warrior Project Scholarship recipients. The full-tuition scholarships were awarded to the following WWP alumni, spouses, and ... read more
  • Posted at 4:00 AM
    ebrary®, a ProQuest business, today announced that its flagship e-book subscription collection, Academic Complete(TM), has been awarded the title of Library Journal's Best E-book Database. The award, which was voted on by numerous reference librarians, further strengthens Academic Complete's position as the best valued e-book database in the industry and marks the second highly esteemed title for Academic Complete in addition to the CHOICE Outstanding Academic Title (OAT) designation. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120620/DE27948LOGO-b ) "With Academic Complete approaching its 10(th) anniversary, we are ... read more
  • Frequentz Acquires IBM InfoSphere Traceability Server --- LOS ALTOS, Calif., Nov. 1, 2012
    Posted at 4:00 AM
    Frequentz, a leader in real-time traceability and information management software, has entered into an agreement with IBM Corporation to acquire the assets and expert resources of IBM's InfoSphere Traceability Server (ITS) Software. The transaction closed on September 30, 2012. Financial terms were not disclosed. "We are very pleased with the deal reached with IBM and see it as an opportunity to drive business analytics built on serialized, event life history. Acquiring the assets and expert resources of IBM InfoSphere Traceability ... read more
  • Posted at 4:00 AM
    Adept Cloud, Inc., developer of the industry's first cloud-managed private collaboration solution, today launched a pilot version of adeptCloud, its enterprise-class collaboration and file access solution that combines the uncompromising security of private collaboration tools and the ease of access and configuration provided by the cloud. Designed to enable collaboration on the sensitive documents that businesses deal with every day, adeptCloud does not require businesses to transfer or store documents in a third-party data center. Instead, businesses can maintain their ... read more
  • Posted at 4:00 AM
    iWave Software, a provider of storage automation software, today unveiled iWave Storage Automator v6.5, an automation product that lowers storage administration costs by empowering end users to provision, extend and reclaim enterprise storage. A free 30-day trial of iWave Storage Automator is available at iWave Software’s ... read more
  • KEMET Reports Second Quarter Fiscal Year 2013 Results --- GREENVILLE, S.C., Nov. 1, 2012
    Posted at 4:00 AM
    KEMET Corporation (the "Company") (NYSE: KEM), a leading manufacturer of tantalum, ceramic, aluminum, film, paper and electrolytic capacitors, today reported preliminary results for the second fiscal quarter ended September 30, 2012. Net sales for the quarter ended September 30, 2012 were $216.0 million and on a U.S. GAAP basis, the net loss was $24.9 million, or $(0.55) loss per basic and diluted share for the second quarter of fiscal year 2013 compared to net income of $14.3 million or a $0.27 ... read more
  • Posted at 4:00 AM
    Texas Instruments Incorporated (TI) (NASDAQ: TXN), leading the industry with the most complete wireless connectivity portfolio for embedded applications, today announced the availability of its Bluetooth® low energy SensorTag kit. With a downloadable SensorTag App, sample applications, and no required hardware or software expertise, the kit removes the barriers to entry for smartphone app developers who want to take advantage of the growing number of Bluetooth low energy-enabled smartphones and tablets. TI has integrated six sensors in the kit to ... read more
  • Posted at 4:00 AM
    The Air Force Association's 2012 Global Warfare Symposium is the one-of-a-kind professional development event with a two-day agenda of speaker sessions and panels addressing today's challenges in air, space and cyber. AFA is proud to announce that the Air Force has made conference sessions eligible for Continuous Learning Points for personnel required to maintain professional currency in their acquisition specialty area by meeting DoD and AF Continuous Learning standards. With the conference fees now waived for DoD civilian employees and ... read more
  • Posted at 4:00 AM
    Catapult Systems is proud to announce the promotion of David Fuess to President. In this new leadership role, David will be responsible for spearheading Catapult's growth initiatives as well as overseeing all revenue producing business units. David has been with Catapult Systems for over six years and previously served as Group Vice President. During this time, he was instrumental in the creation and growth of three business units for Catapult Systems - Dallas, Denver, and Phoenix - defining ... read more
  • Posted at 4:00 AM
    Hydration is essential to any physical activity, which is why the new alliance between POWERADE(®) and Endomondo, the app-based social fitness community with over 12 million users worldwide, triggered the creation of a new hydration function within Endomondo. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120126/MM42999LOGO) Research shows dehydration resulting in as little as 2 percent body mass decrease can reduce physical and mental performance. The new Endomondo POWERADE hydration meter aids effective functioning of the body, promoting greater health and well-being. The collaboration between POWERADE, part of ... read more
  • Posted at 4:00 AM
    ULURU Inc. ("ULURU")(OTCQB: ULUR), announced today that company management will invest approximately $400,000 on similar terms to Melmed Holdings AG ("Melmed"), as outlined in the binding term sheet announced on September 25, 2012. Melmed intends to invest $2 million for 5 million shares of the Company's common stock ($0.40 cents per share) and warrants to purchase up to 3 million shares of common stock with an exercise price of $0.60 cents per share. Commenting on the investment by management, Helmut Kerschbaumer, Chairman ... read more